designs

Holli Yeoh | Dizzy

Dizzy

A fierce-looking sweater for son or daughter with very tame vertical stripes, made especially fun with handpainted or variegated yarn.

Pattern is available in twist collective Summer 2009 and on Ravelry

Yarn

Fingering / 4 ply

Needles

2.75 & 3.25 mm / US 2 & 3

Gauge

28 sts and 40 rows = 4" / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with larger needles

Size/Finished Measurements

Finished chest: 22 (24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36)” / 56 (61, 66, 71, 76, 81.5, 86.5, 91.5) cm
Approximate age: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 12-24 mo, 2 yrs, 4 yrs, 6 yrs, 8 yrs, 10 yrs)
Intended ease: 2 (3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 8)” / 5 (7.5, 12.5, 15, 18, 20.5, 20.5, 20.5) cm

Techniques

Increases/decreases, slipped stitches (no stranding!), knit-on edging, picking up stitches, knowledge of sweater construction, seaming, three-needle bind-off.